Rod and Staff

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Rod and Staff

Postby Miyu » Tue Oct 31, 2006 2:20 pm

What are your thoughts on Rod and Staff curriculum? What are it's strenths and weaknesses? I using it right now, and I like it for fits my budget and is easy to use...but I am worried that it may be too basic.

I would love to transition into saxon math, but I am not sure that I can afford it.

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Postby elliemaejune » Tue Oct 31, 2006 8:55 pm

Rod and Staff is an excellent publisher. I can't recommend it enough for almost all subjects (I'm not fond of the health books, nor "We Learn About God," the first grade reading materials). All R&S texts are comprehensive, academically sound, easy to use, without one bit of twaddle or busywork.

The math series is every bit as good as Saxon; people who have used it all the way through the 8th grade say that their dc are able to go on to any other publisher's algebra.

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